National Press Club

Award-winning photographer to discuss Belarus photos at NPC on April 23

April 21, 2013 | By Darlene Shields | darleneshields@earthlink.net

Bill Crandall, award-winning freelance photographer, will speak at a joint luncheon meeting of the Photography and International Correspondents Committees on Tuesday, April 23, at noon in the McClendon Room of the National Press Club.

Crandall will discuss his book, "The Waiting Room," the result of a nine-year project documenting life in post-Soviet Belarus. The book won 2nd place in the FotoWeekDC's 2012 international awards in photojournalism/print.

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Screening of 'Countdown to May Day' with documentary filmmaker Leigh Simons

April 21, 2013 | By Allyson Cannon | acannon@press.org

You are invited to the screening of the sports documentary "Countdown to May Day," a profile of the highly anticipated boxing matches between undefeated eight-time World Champion Floyd Mayweather and six-time world Champion Robert Guerrero, as well as undefeated two-time World champion Abner Mares versus two-time World Champion Daniel Ponce de Leon.

The show starts 6:30 p.m. on April 24 in the National Press Club's conference rooms.

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Panel to discuss untold story of American sex trafficking victims, April 22, 6 p.m.

April 19, 2013 | By Mary David | marymdavid@gmail.com

The National Press Club will hold a panel discussion on the untold story of American sex trafficking victims on April 22 at 6 p.m. in the conference rooms.

The event is free for members, $5 for general admission. This is a ticketed event. Click here to jump to the ticket form.

Speakers include a former CIA operative who has rescued Americans trafficked abroad and a survivor of sex trafficking from Washington, D.C.

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National Press Club plans Newsmaker on the cost of fixing infrastructure

April 18, 2013 | By Joe Sparks | jjs_jjs@yahoo.com

At a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference on April 23, the president of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Gregory DiLoreto, plans to review America’s infrastructure problems and outline the steps and funding necessary to restore it.

The Newsmaker is scheduled for 10 a.m. in the NPC's Bloomberg Room. NPC Newsmakers are open to members and the working press.

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NPC plans discussion of foreign correspondents’ impact on international relations on April 29

April 18, 2013 | By Myron Belkind | myron.belkind@verizon.net

Giovanna Dell'Orto, a journalism professor, a former reporter with the Associated Press in Italy and the United States and a new member of the National Press Club, plans to discuss her new book, American Journalism and International Relations: Foreign Correspondence from the Early Republic to the Digital Era, at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 29, in the NPC's Zenger Room.

The event, sponsored by the International Correspondents Committee, is open to the public, but reservations, including professional affiliation, should be made at reservations@press.org.

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National Press Club offers LinkedIn workshop for journalists on April 24 at 9:30 a.m.

April 17, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman | nhoffman@press.com

The National Press Club's Journalism Institute plans to host a workshop on how LinkedIn can be useful for journalists on April 24 at 9:30 a.m. in the NPC's Bloomberg Room.

Registration is required at http://www.press.org/events/linkedin. The charge is $5 for NPC members, $15 for non-members.

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NPC's Get it Online series plans discussion of social TV on May 21 at 8:30 a.m.

April 16, 2013 | By Allyson Cannon | acannon@press.org

The National Press Club's Get It Online series plans to discuss social TV on May 21 at 8:30 a.m.

This event is free of charge for NPC members and $20 for non-members. Register here. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. A continental breakfast and coffee will be served before the panel begins at 9 a.m. It should conclude by 10:30 a.m.

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Kyrgyz diplomat prepares to outline how country will meet economic challenges

April 16, 2013 | By Peter Hickman | pjhickman@hotmail.com

Kyrgyz First Deputy Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbaev plans to discuss his country’s economic development challenges and its quest for Western assistance at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference at noon on Friday, April 19 in the NPC's Zenger Room.

Newsmakers are open to members and the working press. No reservation required.

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Famous filmmaker plans to show eight film clips, discuss them on May 20 at Press Club

April 15, 2013 | By Megan Cotten | megan@thehatchergroup.com

From the Vatican to Venezuela, from Berbers to buffalos, from gauchos to gold, the documentaries of Judith Dwan Hallet spread all over the map. A documentary filmmaker for more than 40 years, Dwan Hallet plans to discuss her career and her adventures making films around the world at the National Press Club on May 20 at 7 p.m. in the conference rooms.

The event is free for club members and $5 for nonmembers. Please register here.

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Slovenian finance minister plans to address fears country will require bailout at Newsmaker

April 15, 2013 | By Peter Hickman | pjhickman@hotmail.com

Slovenian Finance Minister Uros Cufer plans to address fears that his country will need a bailout at an National Press Club Newsmaker press conference on Friday, April 19 at 9 a.m. in the NPC's Lisagor Room.

NPC Newsmakers are open to members and the working press. No reservation required.

Fears are growing that Slovenia, which joined the Eurozone in 2009, will be the next country to require a bailout. Its economy is in the depths of its second recession in four years and is not forecast to return to growth until 2014. Its gross domestic product forecast was also recently sharply cut.

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